Bømoen is a family friendly area ideal for walking, cross-country skiing and outdoor recreation. It is partially located in an old military base, 3 km outside Voss town centre. Bømoen is an ideal hiking area for those with pushchairs.
The walking and skiing routes in Bømoen are all signposted. You can choose between routes of the following lengths: 1 km, 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, 7.5 km or 10 km. Along these routes you will find signposts indicating the remaining distance to the destination.
Green category: 1 km, 2 km, and 4 km
These walks are categorised as easy and are primarily cover the flat terrain near the river Raundalselva.
Blue category: 5,5 km, 7,5 km and 10 km are all of moderate difficulty. These walks follow the 4 km route but when entering the old military camp, the trail continues past the old military hospital and onwards around the airport.
The 10 km walk is an extension of the 7.5 km route with steep hills to climb and to slide down during winter. The terrain on this route is more uneven and has many narrow paths.
Distance: 1 km - 10 km
Season walks: April - November
Season skiing: Desember - March
Level of difficulty: Green (easy) and blue (moderate).
Starting point: Bømoen - Palmafossen. 3 km outside Voss town centre.
Map referance: Maps can be purchased at the tourist information office in Voss.
Comment: Winter is a popular time for skiers in Bømoen. However, it is still possible to walk to Bømoen in November and December.
Please respect that all dogs must be kept on a lead all year round in Bømoen.
The network of illuminated walking/skiing tracks is operated by Sameiga Bømoen. This organisation consists of the following four sports clubs: Bjørgum IL, Viljar IL, Voss IL and Voss Biathlon Club. It is nice to see that so many people use the Bømoen area and hopefully you too will enjoy the many great walks, skiing trails and other outdoor recreational activities on offer.